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Content written by Lia Mangolini

Lia Mangolini's pictureLia Mangolini lives in Milan and has a degree in Philosophy and Classic Literature, and knows some ancient languages, as well as Russian and Hebraic. She had a profession promoting education and knowledge in the environmental field. For over twenty years she has been involved in analysis of ancient civilizations and origin of religions, aiming to solve some open questions.

In this context, she also takes part in archaeological missions and has visited several countries. Believing in ancient contacts between some of them, she has published a short book, "Fusang, il nuovo mondo". Read More...

Are Shamir and Pito the answer to how people performed ancient stonework? Are they the “green chisel” gifted from the gods?          Source: Anjocreatif / Adobe.

Melting Stone With Plants: Was the Mythical 'Green Chisel' A Real Ancient Tool?

Archaeology is not an exact science. It is full of doubts, uncertainties, surprises, and unanswered questions. One of its unsolved mysteries concerns the methods of ancient stone work, which is lost...